North Charleston POPS 2019-2020 Single Tickets On Sale MondayNorth Charleston POPS 2019-2020 Single Tickets On Sale Monday
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2019

Single tickets for the North Charleston POPS! 2019-2020 season concerts will go on sale Monday, August 19 at 10 AM. The 2019-2020 season features something for everyone. The concerts for the eighth season include: GREAT AMERICAN SOULBOOK (featuring guest artist Melinda Dolittle) on Saturday, September 21; GREAT MOVIES, GRAND PIANO (featuring guest pianist Rich Ridenour) on Saturday, November 2; SONGS & STORIES OF NEIL DIAMOND (featuring guest artist Jack Wright) on January 25; POPS! IN SPACE (celebrating the music of John Williams) on Saturday, March 14; and CARPENTERS REMEMBERED (featuring guest artist Michelle Berting Brett) on Saturday, April 18. All shows will be performed at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center. (more...)

BWW Review: PICNIC POPS SALUTE TO AMERICA! at Grand Rapids SymphonyBWW Review: PICNIC POPS SALUTE TO AMERICA! at Grand Rapids Symphony
by Brian Hilbrand - Jul 15, 2019

Twenty-five years ago in Grand Rapids, the Van Andel Arena still was on the drawing board. Meijer Gardens had opened just three months earlier, but it would be many years before an outdoor amphitheater would be built as a venue for summer concerts.   At Cannonsburg Ski Area, on a steamy evening in mid-July, the Grand Rapids Symphony launched a brand new, outdoor concert experience called the Picnic Pops.   This season The Grand Rapids Symphony celebrates its 25th Anniversary of its D&W Fresh Market Picnic Pops with a series of three shows that are all time favorites with Picnic Pops audiences plus a special event capping off four weeks of concerts at Cannonsburg. (more...)

Grand Rapids Symphony Celebrates 25 Years of D&W Fresh Market Picnic PopsGrand Rapids Symphony Celebrates 25 Years of D&W Fresh Market Picnic Pops
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2019

Twenty-five years ago, the Grand Rapids Symphony's Picnic Pops debuted with an explosion of symphonic sound echoing across the hills of Cannonsburg Ski Area topped off with a pyrotechnic display that lit up the sky above. (more...)

GR Symphony Unveils 25th Anniversary Picnic Pops SeasonGR Symphony Unveils 25th Anniversary Picnic Pops Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

Before the opening of the Van Andel Arena, before Meijer Gardens launched its summer concert series, the Grand Rapids Symphony began making music in the great outdoors in July and August. (more...)

Brevard Symphony Announces 65th Anniversary SeasonBrevard Symphony Announces 65th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

Brevard Symphony Orchestra Music Director and Principal Conductor, Christopher Confessore has officially announced programming for the BSO's 2018/19 season - the Orchestra's 65th anniversary. The BSO will celebrate by bringing spectacular performances of symphonic music to Central Florida audiences with a thrilling collection of repertoire. (more...)

Brandon Ridenour to Perform at the Center For The ArtsBrandon Ridenour to Perform at the Center For The Arts
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2017

Trumpeter Brandon Ridenour comes to Pepperdine University's Raitt Recital Hall at 2 p.m. on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at the Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts as the first artist of the New Year in the 2017-2018 Recital Series. (more...)

Tickets Go On Sale 7/15 for Artist Series Concerts' 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Tickets for Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota's 22nd season will be available online beginning July 15 at www.artistseriesconcerts.org. The season, which features a dynamic line-up of established and emerging classical, cabaret, jazz and pops artists, runs September 2017 through May 2018.  The performances will be held at a variety of venues throughout Sarasota County. (more...)

Beethoven, Mozart, Schumann, Tchaikovsky and More Set for BSO's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

Music Director and Principal Conductor Christopher Confessore has announced concerts and events for the 2015-2016 season.   Maestro Confessore will lead the Orchestra for 23 performances including six subscription concerts and three free concerts. (more...)

Michael Krajewski to Lead ASO, 2/14-15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2014

On Valentine's Day weekend, Principal Pops Conductor Michael Krajewski will lead the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO) in an evening of memorable romantic music. The concerts will take place February 14-15, 2014, at 8:00 p.m. in Atlanta Symphony Hall at the Woodruff Arts Center. (more...)

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Announces 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2013

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Announces 2013-14 Season (more...)

Sarasota Opera Appoints Stacy Ridenour as Director of Development
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2013

Sarasota Opera's Executive Director Richard Russell has announced that the company has appointed Stacy Ridenour as its new Director of Development in an executive search process guided by Arts Consulting Group. As Director of Development, Ms. Ridenour will supervise a department working toward an annual fundraising goal of $2.75 million and creating a funding strategy to support the company's future plans. She will officially assume her new role on July 1, 2013. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Rich Ridenour Warms Dearborn with a Night at the Oscars in GREAT MOVIES, GRAND PIANO
by Anton Anderssen - Feb 2, 2013

It may have only reached 10 degrees outside the Michael A. Guido Theater in Dearborn Friday night, but inside, the stage was as hot as it gets! Special guest artist Rich Ridenour conducted the Dearborn Symphony in a salute to the movies. “Great Movies, Grand Piano” was a magnificent performance filled with stirring music and unexpected comedy. (more...)

Rich Ridenour Stars with Dearborn Symphony, February 1
by Anton Anderssen - Jan 28, 2013

For one night only, Rich Ridenour takes the stage with the Dearborn Symphony in a grand celebration of cinema. The program, Great Movies, Grand Piano features some of the best-loved themes from the Big Screen. (more...)